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Saturday, December 5, 2020

Bahrain: LMRA launches flexible work permit

The Labor Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) launched the flexible work permit allowing illegal workers - who meet conditions - to work and reside in...

New Indian tax hits cargo handlers

Many cargo handlers in Bahrain have stopped accepting shipments to India after the country introduced Goods and Service Tax (GST) earlier this month. Until...

Bahrain: 4 men jailed for kidnapping maid, forcing her into prostitution

Four Bangladeshi men have been arrested for locking up an Asian maid and forcing her into prostitution, according to court files. The victim, aged 27,...

Bahrain: Last month was unusually hot

Bahrain's Meteorological Directorate (BMD)'s has revealed that June 2017 was warmer than normal with below average relative humidity.The mean temperature of the month was...

Look inside a $12.2 Million Villa in Bahrain

This European-inspired villa could easily fit into one of Dubai's more glamorous communities or even California's Beverly Hills. Starting from its massive columns in...

Bahrain foils drug smuggling from Iran

Coast Guard patrols in Bahrain have succeeded in foiling an attempt to smuggle a large quantity of narcotics via the sea from Iran. The operation...

Bahrain: New course for McLaren

Bahrain’s main sovereign wealth fund will set a new course for the McLaren race car group after wresting full control from Ron Dennis, who announced his official...

Bahrain: Proposed new bill seeks to disadvantage Expat investors

In a proposal aimed to apply different rules and advantages to different investors based on their nationalities, a new parliamentary proposal states that non-Bahrainis...

Crisis: Egypt and Bahrain turn up heat on Qatar

Egypt and Bahrain ratcheted up the pressure on Qatar saying that Arab security and the fight against terrorism are paramount as a deadline in...

Bahrain: cigarettes sell out as Saudi visitors avoid new tax

Cigarettes have been selling out throughout stores in Bahrain following the recent big price rises in Saudi Arabia, with many stores complaining that they...

Bahrain uncovers terrorist cell

Major General Tariq bin Hassan al-Hassan, head of public security in Bahrain, announced on Thursday the details of the pre-emptive security operation to capture...

Bahrain: Hotel Eid revenues reach BD3.2 million

Hotel revenues in Bahrain totaled up to BD3.2 Million during the Eid Al Fitr break, with over 22,000 hotel rooms booked and the total...

Bahrain PM warns against growth of terrorism industry

The industry of terrorism has begun to take a dangerous course that can only be confronted with security vigilance, decisiveness and firmness, Bahrain’s Prime...

Bahrain & Oman ‘most vulnerable’ to oil price weakness

Bahrain and Oman are among the most vulnerable oil exporters in the world amid the latest weakness in crude prices, according to a new...

Bahrain accuses Qatar of military escalation

Bahrain's foreign minister accused Qatar on Monday of creating a military escalation in a dispute with regional powers, in an apparent reference to Doha's...

Bahrain: King performs Eid prayers

Bahrain's King Hamad, at Al-Sakhir Palace Mosque. Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, UAE and other Arab countries on Saturday declared Sunday as the first day of Eid...

Bahrain: Al Wasat closes

Yesterday’s letter from the Board of Directors to the staff of Bahrain’s only independent newspaper Al Wasat was a heavy blow for the country, and for...

Bahrain has a housing shortage

Bahrain is suffering from a housing shortage of about 75,000 units in 2017, according to a new report by CBRE.Its H1 2017 Bahrain MarketView...

Bahrain: British expat woman escapes knife-wielding man

A woman living in Saar had a narrow escape when a knife-wielding man targeted her at the horse race track in Saar. She shared her story...

Bahrain: Moon sighting panel to meet on Saturday

The Moon-sighting Committee will meet on Saturday, June 24, corresponding to Ramadan 29 at the Supreme Islamic Affairs Council premises to receive reports of...
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